The Cheltenham Festival is ready to roll with four days of the finest horse racing action you'll find anywhere in the world.

All eyes will turn to the main race of the day, the Champion Hurdle at 3:30pm, as Honeysuckle prepares for a potential show-stopping swansong.

Officials have reduced the capacity for this year's events to enhance the experience of those who are in attendance. Up to 68,500 punters will line the course each day this week.

It could be a controversial week at the racecourse due to new whip rules that, if breached, could lead to jockeys being disqualified. brings you the full schedule for Cheltenham Festival 2023, including all the races taking place today.

When is Cheltenham Festival 2023?

Cheltenham Festival runs from Tuesday 14th March 2023 until Friday 17th March.

Racing action begins at 1:30pm each day and draws to a close with races at 5:30pm.

Cheltenham Festival 2023 schedule today

Day 1: Tuesday 14th March – Champion Day

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle - 1:30pm

Arkle Challenge Trophy - 2:10pm

Handicap Steeple Chase - 2:50pm

Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy - 3:30pm

Mares’ Hurdle - 4:10pm

Juvenile Handicap Hurdle - 4:50pm

National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup - 5:30pm

Day 2: Wednesday 15th March – Ladies Day

Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle - 1:30pm

Brown Advisory Novices’ Steeple Chase - 2:10pm

Coral Cup Hurdle - 2:50pm

Queen Mother Champion Chase - 3:30pm

Cross-Country Steeple Chase - 4:10pm

Grand Annual Handicap Chase - 4:50pm

Champion Bumper - 5:30pm

Day 3: Thursday 16th March – St Patrick's Thursday

Turners Novices’ Chase - 1:30pm

Pertemps Network Final Hurdle - 2:10pm

Ryanair Chase - 2:50pm

Stayers’ Hurdle - 3:30pm

County Plate Chase - 4:10pm

Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle - 4:50pm

Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup - 5:30pm

Day 4: Friday 17th March – Gold Cup Day

Triumph Hurdle Jump - 1:30pm

Country Handicap Hurdle - 2:10pm

Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle - 2:50pm

Cheltenham Gold Cup Chase - 3:30pm

Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters’ Chase - 4:10pm

Mares’ Chase - 4:50pm

Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle - 5:30pm

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